Welcome to Inkygirl: Reading, Writing and Illustrating Children's Books (archive list here) which includes my Creating Picture Books series, Advice For Young Writers and IllustratorsWriter's and Illustrator's Guide To Twitter, interviews, my poetry for young readers, #BookADay archives, writing/publishing industry surveys, and 250, 500, 1000 Words/Day Writing Challenge. Also see my Inkygirl archives,  and comics for writers (including Keiko and Will Write For Chocolate). Also check out my Print-Ready Archives for Teachers, Librarians, Booksellers and Young Readers.

I tweet about the craft and business of writing and illustrating at @inkyelbows. If you're interested in my art or other projects, please do visit DebbieOhi.com. Thanks for visiting! -- Debbie Ridpath Ohi

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Espresso Patronum at Starbucks in Toronto

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Came across this sign outside a Starbucks on Yonge St., just west of Eglinton W. in Toronto.

No, I didn't have time to order an Espresso Patronum. But I love the illustration and the idea! :-D


Photographic evidence of the fading Twilight trend


Photo taken at a Walmart on the weekend.